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postheadericon Skillet Chicken Meal

3.83 avg. rating (82% score) - 6 votes

Skillet Chicken Meal is a quick (25 Minute) and easy recipe for a full meal with tomatoes and spinach. Delicious, quick and also a healthy recipe. It is a (1/2 Carb Choice) Diabetic recipe and also a WeightWatchers (4) PointsPlus+ recipe. Makes 4 Servings. Skillet Chicken Meal will be enjoyed by you and all your family and guests.

INGREDIENTS:skillet-chicken-meal

(1 to 1-1/4 lbs) chicken breast tenderloins
Nonstick cooking spray
1/8 tsp salt
1/8 tsp ground black pepper
1 (14-1/2 oz) can no-salt-added diced tomatoes, drained
1/4 cup snipped fresh basil
1 (9 to 10 oz) bag fresh prewashed spinach
2 tbsp finely shredded Parmesan cheese

DIRECTIONS:

1. Cut any large chicken tenderloins in half lengthwise. Coat an unheated 12 inch skillet with nonstick cooking spray.

2. Cook and stir chicken in hot skillet about 5 minutes or until done. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.

3. Add tomatoes and basil; heat through. Remove from heat. Add spinach; toss until wilted. Divide among 4 plates. Sprinkle with the cheese.

Yield: 4 servings
Serving Size: About 2 cups per serving

WW PointsPlus+ = 4

Carb Choices: 1/2

Diet Exchange:
1-1/2 Vegetable + 4 Meat (L)

Nutritional Information:
Calories: 170, Total Fat 2g, Saturated Fat 1g, Carbohydrates 7g, Cholesterol 68mg, Sodium 265mg, Fiber 3g, Protein 30g

IMPORTANT: www.ww-recipes.org is not qualified in nutrition or medicine. Diabetes is a serious disease that requires medical attention by a professional. The recipes on this site should not be taken as medical advice. Always use caution when reading a recipe, and always pay attention to exchange sizes. Blood glucose levels can be affected by not following individual dietary guidelines that are set in place by a medical physician. Some of the recipes do use small amounts of sugar. Please check with your physician first. Recipes with sugar are not suitable for all diabetics.

Disclaimer: Weight Watchers is a registered trademark of Weight Watchers International Inc. Points and PointsPlus are trademarks of Weight Watchers International Inc. Authentic information about the program is only available at your local Weight Watchers meeting. This site is not affiliated with Weight Watchers International in any way and Weight Watchers has not reviewed this site for accuracy or suitability for WW members. Information on this site is based on recollections and assumptions of its author and is not warranted for any purpose by its author. All readers are encouraged to go to a Weight Watchers meeting for actual WW info. This site is presented under the rights of the First Amendment; rights worth fighting for. All information is intended for your general knowledge only and is not a substitute for medical advice or treatment for specific medical conditions. You should seek prompt medical care for any specific health issues and consult your physician before starting a new fitness regimen.

postheadericon Red Beans-Chicken and Rice

5.00 avg. rating (91% score) - 2 votes

Red Beans-Chicken and Rice is delicious, easy to make and also healthy.  It’s a Diabetic and also a WeightWatchers (6) PointsPlus+ recipe. Makes (4) Servings. Red Beans-Chicken and Rice will become one of your favorite recipes once you’ve tried it.red-beans-chicken-rice

Ingredients:

(10 oz) boneless, skinless chicken breast, cut into 1-inch pieces
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp ground black pepper
1 tbsp olive oil
3/4 cup coarsely chopped green bell pepper
1/2 cup chopped onions
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 (15 oz) can no-salt-added red beans, rinsed, drained
1 container ready-to-serve cooked brown rice, such as “Minute” (brand name)
1/4 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth
1/2 tsp ground cumin
1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
Lime wedges
Additional Cayenne pepper (optional)

Directions:

1. Sprinkle chicken with salt and black pepper. In a large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add chicken, bell pepper, onion and garlic; cook and stir for 8 to 10 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink and vegetables are tender.

2. Stir beans, rice, broth, cumin and the 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper into chicken mixture in skillet. Heat through. Serve with lime wedges. If desired sprinkle with additional cayenne pepper.

Yield: 4 Servings
Serving Size: 1 Cup per serving

WW Points+ = 6
Carb Choices: 2

Diet Exchange:
1/2 Vegetable + 2 Starch + 2-1/2 Meat (L)

Nutritional Information:
Calories: 272, Total Fat 5g, Saturated Fat 1g, Carbohydrates 30g, Cholesterol 41mg, Sodium 311mg, Sugars 2g, Fiber 10g, Protein 25g, Vitamin A 194(IU), Vitamin C 30mg, Calcium 61mg, Iron 2mg

IMPORTANT: www.ww-recipes.org is not qualified in nutrition or medicine. Diabetes is a serious disease that requires medical attention by a professional. The recipes on this site should not be taken as medical advice. Always use caution when reading a recipe, and always pay attention to exchange sizes. Blood glucose levels can be affected by not following individual dietary guidelines that are set in place by a medical physician. Some of the recipes do use small amounts of sugar. Please check with your physician first. Recipes with sugar are not suitable for all diabetics.

Disclaimer: Weight Watchers is a registered trademark of Weight Watchers International Inc. Points and PointsPlus are trademarks of Weight Watchers International Inc. Authentic information about the program is only available at your local Weight Watchers meeting. This site is not affiliated with Weight Watchers International in any way and Weight Watchers has not reviewed this site for accuracy or suitability for WW members. Information on this site is based on recollections and assumptions of its author and is not warranted for any purpose by its author. All readers are encouraged to go to a Weight Watchers meeting for actual WW info. This site is presented under the rights of the First Amendment; rights worth fighting for. All information is intended for your general knowledge only and is not a substitute for medical advice or treatment for specific medical conditions. You should seek prompt medical care for any specific health issues and consult your physician before starting a new fitness regimen.

postheadericon Blackberry Lemonade

5.00 avg. rating (91% score) - 2 votes

Blackberry Lemonade is an easy and refreshing recipe for a delicious summer beverage. It’s also a healthy low calorie, NO- fat, NO-cholesterol, low carbohydrate, low sugar, WeightWatchers (1) Points+ recipe. Blackberry Lemonade will be loved by all. Makes 6 servings.

Ingredients:blackberry-lemonade

2 cups fresh blackberries, or unsweetened frozen blackberries, thawed
1 cup fresh lemon juice
1 cup no-calorie sweetener, granulated
4 cups cold water

Directions:

Combine blackberries, lemon juice, and sweetener in a blender; process until smooth, stopping to scrape down sides. Press mixture through a sieve into a pitcher; discard solids. Stir in water. Serve over ice.

Yield: 7 servings
Serving Size = 1 (6 oz) glass per serving.

WW Points+ = 1

Nutritional Information:
Calories: 40, Fat 0g, Cholesterol 0mg, Sodium 5mg, Carbohydrates, 11g, Sugars 7g, Fiber 2g, Protein 0g

Disclaimer: Weight Watchers is a registered trademark of Weight Watchers International Inc. Points and PointsPlus are trademarks of Weight Watchers International Inc. Authentic information about the program is only available at your local Weight Watchers meeting. This site is not affiliated with Weight Watchers International in any way and Weight Watchers has not reviewed this site for accuracy or suitability for WW members. Information on this site is based on recollections and assumptions of its author and is not warranted for any purpose by its author. All readers are encouraged to go to a Weight Watchers meeting for actual WW info. This site is presented under the rights of the First Amendment; rights worth fighting for. All information is intended for your general knowledge only and is not a substitute for medical advice or treatment for specific medical conditions. You should seek prompt medical care for any specific health issues and consult your physician before starting a new fitness regimen.

postheadericon Easy Skillet Breakfast

5.00 avg. rating (91% score) - 2 votes

Easy Skillet Breakfast is also a healthy recipe. It’s a low calorie, low fat, low cholesterol, low carbohydrate, low sugars, Diabetic and also a Weight Watchers 5 Points+ recipe. Easy Skillet Breakfast will be enjoyed by all.

Ingredients:easy-skillet-breakfast

1 tsp canola oil
(2 oz) smoked turkey sausage, cut into 1/2 inch slices.
1 cup frozen diced hash brown potatoes
1/2 of a small zucchini, halved lengthwise and cut into 1/2 inch pieces
1/2 of a medium red bell pepper, seeded, coarsely chopped
1 red onion wedge, thinly sliced (about 1/3 cup)
1 garlic clove, minced
1/4 tsp black pepper
1/4 tsp chili powder

Directions:

1. In a large nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add sausage, potatoes, zucchini, bell pepper, onion, garlic, chili powder, and black pepper to skillet.

2. Cook for 4 to 5 minutes or until sausage is lightly browned and vegetables are tender, stirring occasionally. Divide equally onto 2 plates and spoon salsa over mixture.

Yield: 2 Servings
Serving Size: 1 Cup per serving.

WW Points+ = 5
Carb Choices: 2

Diet Exchange:
1 Vegetable + 2 Starch + 1 Meat (L)

Nutritional Information:
Calories: 187, Total Fat 6g, Saturated Fat 1g, Cholesterol 19mg, Carbohydrates 28g, Sodium 475mg, Sugars 4g, Fiber 4g, Protein 8g, Vitamin A 1166mg, Vitamin C 57mg, Calcium 40mg, Iron 2mg

IMPORTANT: www.ww-recipes.org is not qualified in nutrition or medicine. Diabetes is a serious disease that requires medical attention by a professional. The recipes on this site should not be taken as medical advice. Always use caution when reading a recipe, and always pay attention to exchange sizes. Blood glucose levels can be affected by not following individual dietary guidelines that are set in place by a medical physician. Some of the recipes do use small amounts of sugar. Please check with your physician first. Recipes with sugar are not suitable for all diabetics.

Disclaimer: Weight Watchers is a registered trademark of Weight Watchers International Inc. Points and PointsPlus are trademarks of Weight Watchers International Inc. Authentic information about the program is only available at your local Weight Watchers meeting. This site is not affiliated with Weight Watchers International in any way and Weight Watchers has not reviewed this site for accuracy or suitability for WW members. Information on this site is based on recollections and assumptions of its author and is not warranted for any purpose by its author. All readers are encouraged to go to a Weight Watchers meeting for actual WW info. This site is presented under the rights of the First Amendment; rights worth fighting for. All information is intended for your general knowledge only and is not a substitute for medical advice or treatment for specific medical conditions. You should seek prompt medical care for any specific health issues and consult your physician before starting a new fitness regimen.

postheadericon Baked Sweet Potatoes and Pineapple

5.00 avg. rating (90% score) - 1 vote

Baked Sweet Potatoes and Pineapple is a delicious side dish recipe. Ingredients include fresh pineapple and sweetened with brown sugar. It takes only 1 hour and 5 minutes to prepare and cook. A great option for your Thanksgiving and Christmas dinner. It’s a low calories, low fat, low cholesterol,  low sodium, low sugars, heart-healthy, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (4 PointsPlus), (6 SmartPoints) recipe. Makes: (10) Servings. Baked Sweet Potatoes and Pineapple will be loved bbaked-sweet-potatoes-and-pineappley all of  your family, friends and guests.

Prep Time: 15 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 50 Minutes.
Total Time: 1 Hour-5 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

Non-Stick cooking spray
(2 lbs) sweet potatoes (about 4), peeled,
cut into 3/4 inch chunks

3 cups fresh pineapple chunks (3/4″)
1/4 cup oil-base Italian dressing
1/4 cup packed brown sugar
1 Tbsp butter, melted

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